# Quadratic Equation Definition

noun

An equation that employs the variable

*x*having the general form*ax*0, where^{2}+ bx + c =*a, b,*and*c*are constants and*a*does not equal zero; that is, the variable is squared but raised to no higher power.American Heritage

An equation in which the second power, or square, is the highest to which the unknown quantity is raised.

Webster's New World

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## Other Word Forms of Quadratic Equation

### Noun

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quadratic equation
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